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  • Productivity Commission targets our weak labour productivity

    New Zealand has enjoyed good growth in average income since the global financial crisis.  Labour participation is strong and our public finances are in relatively good shape. But one...

    • Posted January 31, 2017
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  • Backlighting added to mass flow and pressure instruments

    Alicat Scientific has added backlighting as a standard feature on monochrome LCD displays for its core range of mass flow meters, mass flow controllers and pressure controllers. The backlighting...

    • January 31, 2017
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  • Majority of Australian manufacturers to invest in automation

       Robotics most popular type of automation chosen for future investment among Australian manufacturers. Universal Robots, the Danish pioneer of human-robot collaboration, has released the results of a survey,...

    • January 27, 2017
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  • Demand drives surging salaries for engineers

    Engineers take home an average of nearly $100,000 a year and their salaries are growing strongly, according to the annual IPENZ Remuneration Survey. Engineers’ median base salary grew by...

    • Posted January 27, 2017
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  • NZ Manufacturer Media Kit 2017 now available

    Visit the Media Kit to see what is planned for 2017. We have approached this year witha view of providing readers with Features and sections based on productivity in...

    • Posted January 20, 2017
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  • AI deal biggest yet for University of Auckland/UniServices

    Intelligent computers that look, think and react like humans are the latest technology being developed at the University of Auckland to become a commercial venture. Artificial Intelligence company Soul...

    • December 9, 2016
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  • Business confidence strong for 2017

    Business is going into 2017 with a confident outlook, according to the most recent EMA Employers’ Survey. However, the skills shortage is a concern. Most businesses expected business conditions...

    • December 9, 2016
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  • Delivering more for less – achieving New Zealand’s productivity potential

     -Paul Conway, Productivity Commission The New Zealand economy is currently doing well in some important ways – our public finances are relatively healthy, the labour market has been one...

    • December 9, 2016
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  • Driving  business forward with Trade Shows

    How Trade Shows can thrive when combined with Digital Marketing: An XPO Exhibitions Observation For millennia, traders have showcased their products face to face in market squares around the...

    • December 9, 2016
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  • University increases presence in China

    The University of Auckland’s new Innovation Institute China (UAIIC) will provide unprecedented access to an extensive range of networks, research and funding opportunities in China. The University of Auckland’s...

    • Posted December 9, 2016
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